Thousands of websites temporarily shut down in protest to proposed anti-piracy laws, causing quite a stir with lawmakers. The protests’ popularity has caused waning support for both the Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect Intellectual Property Act, with Senators including Marco Rubio and John Cornyn removing themselves as co-sponsors of the bill. Read the full article at NYTimes.com
SOPA/PIPA Protests Make an Impact on Lawmakers
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).